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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.

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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...

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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...

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G.W. Peck's Store

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of G.W. Peck's Store. The signs on the building read "Globe Steam Laundry" and the text below the photograph reads "Conover & Porter, Architect...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.

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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

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